Tauba Auerbach (b. 1981) lives and works in New York. Her solo exhibitions include Tetrachromat, at Bergen Kunsthall, Malmo Kunsthall, and WIELS Contemporary Art Centre; The W Axis at Standard (Oslo); Here and Now/And Nowhere at Deitch Projects, New York; Passengers at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco; and The Answer/Wasn't Here at the Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco. Her work has been included in Greater New York, PS1 MoMA; the 2010 Whitney Biennial; Exhibition Exhibition, Castello De Rivoli; and Younger Than Jesus, New Museum, New York.
Drawing in Circles
For the Geometry Playground exhibition, Auerbach created a large-scale, multi-geared, human-powered drawing machine. The tabletop exhibit encouraged sweeping arm motions as gears swept a large circle to create layered patterns of loops with colored pencils. Visitors are able to take their unique drawings home with them.